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Disseminating Competences for Democratic Culture

EWC has contributed to several workshops on the Council of Europe’s Competences for Democratic Culture (CDC) in September. A greek German teacher got so engaged that she traveled to Germany to learn more.


Book launch at Berlin symposium

EWC launched the anthology "Crossing Borders" at the Berlin symposium “Education for Change”. The symposium focused on how to combine history learning and human rights education.


Engaged youth at Utøya

Youth gatherings at Utøya

What engages you and what current issues are most important for you, Norway and the world? Norwegian 9th and 10th graders make their voices heard at Learning Democracy at Utøya.


Heading home with concrete plans for inclusion

The participants at the Council of Europe Pestalozzi workshop "Education for all: Building inclusive and supportive school environments in contexts of change" in Drammen, left Norway with concrete plans for change and fresh motivation.


EWC part of Nordic Safe Cities Network

The European Wergeland Centre has in 2016 been part of the expert group in the Nordic Safe Cities network.


Selected for the World Forum for Democracy

Schools for Democracy, a national programme in Education for Democratic Citizenship in Ukraine, has been chosen for the World Forum for Democracy 2016 in Strasbourg as one of the world’s best democratic innovations in education for democracy and human rights. 


Schools for Democracy – impressions of the national trainers

Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

Values are changing school by school, person by person. Schools for Democracy is creating a democratic snowball effect, according to the network of national trainers carrying out EWC’s programme in education for democratic citizenship in Ukraine.


Workshops on Competences for Democratic Culture

EWC actively supports piloting of descriptors for the Council of Europe Competences for Democratic Culture (CDC). Workshops introducing CDC to teachers and preparing them for the piloting will be held in a range of European countries this fall.


Apply for "Learning Democracy at Utøya"

Youth gatherings at Utøya

EWC encourages students from 9th and 10th grade at Norwegian lower secondary schools and their teacher to apply for participation at a Learning Democracy training at Utøya this fall. Deadline is September 2.


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